Gloria Tergat

Gloria Tergat Large1Attended the London School of Economics and Political Science. Gloria, from Kenya, was a Beacon University Scholar for four years and a Beacon School Scholar for five years. Gloria is now working for Warner Bros Media as a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Graduate Intern, as part of the International Equity and Inclusion team.

Gloria graduated with a BSc in Social Policy, achieving a 2.1 overall with a First in her dissertation. She won the David Piachaud Prize, awarded for conspicuous achievement in Prof Piachaud’s field of social security, social exclusion and child poverty.

During her time at LSE, Gloria has been an active musician – she joined the Music Society, practised regularly, and has performed a number of solo song performances. She attends the gym, completes home workouts, classes and walks. She practises yoga regularly.

Gloria is passionate about empowering women through education, and was able to pursue this interest by volunteering with the Wonder Foundation, a woman-led charity based in Brixton, UK; she has also completed a summer internship here and spoke on a panel for them. She was chosen to be a consultant in ‘Social Impact Advisory’ at LSE, conducting surveys and interviews, and then reporting her findings back to the university.